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monocotman

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Hi,
for the first time ever I have two phrags that both blasted buds just as they were expanding from the sheath, at approximately the same time.
As you can see, this plant ( Mem. Juan Alberto Arias) is super vigorous, it’s grown really well in the past year and has two spikes.
I will check the roots when I repot but as far as I can see they were both growing well and I am at a loss to explain the issue. I’ve never had it before.
Any thoughts?
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David
 

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Hi David, Sorry to hear that - I consider your culture to be outstanding. I am with you on the next steps. I would cut the spikes and check under the hood (examine the roots). Good luck. Kate
 

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Tom I was thinking that it may be environmental. But other phrags very close by have no problems and are in high bud.
 

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David you have my deepest sympathy. That's such a disappointment and then figuring out the why is rather awful.
 

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No they are in the bin. The buds were developing ok, the plant shown had a bud about one cm in length and then it just dried up. Same with the other plant. All the buds in the spike did the same thing.
 
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